Mrs. Lee was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter, the former owner of the Dexter Dairy Queen, the former receptionist for Dr. T. L. Waddle M. D., the former Deputy Clerk for the Stoddard County Clerk's office and a resident of Jackson, formerly of Dexter.
She was united in marriage to Ivan Lee on Dec. 18, 1948 at Malden. Mr. Lee survives of the home near Jackson.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Robert Denton of Jackson; by two grandchildren; Jason Denton and wife Darcey of Willow Springs, Ill. and Justin Denton and fiancÚ Mary Rose Roberts of Cape Girardeau; by one great-grandson, Ryan Denton of Willow Springs, Ill.; and by one brother, Jim Alexander of Fredericktown.
Visitation was held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. Funeral services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Michael Woods officiating. Interment followed in the Dexter Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 501 South Walnut Street, Dexter, Mo. 63841.